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[05/29/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 29
Updates include: Arnold Schwarzenegger brings "Pump" to Showtime; "Two and a Half Men" casting new female regular; and Adam Bernstein to helm FX's "Fargo."

[05/29/13 - 05:31 PM]
Eric Mabius and Virginia Williams Star with Stefanie Powers and Meredith Baxter in "Reading, Writing & Romance," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere August 10
The project also features Martin Mull and Adam Kulbersh.

[05/29/13 - 04:28 PM]
Monday's Cable Ratings: NBA Playoffs Overshadow Summer Premieres
Plus: numbers for Lifetime's "Ring of Fire," Nickelodeon's "Nicky Deuce" and MTV's "Teen Wolf: Back to the Pack."

[05/29/13 - 02:32 PM]
VH1 Series Premiere of "Hit The Floor" Ranks #1 Among Women 18-34 and Women 18-49 in Its Monday Night Premiere Slot on Cable
VH1 spins the numbers for Monday, May 27.

[05/29/13 - 01:10 PM]
Sunday's Cable Ratings: TNT Tops Charts with Latest NBA Playoffs Coverage
Plus: numbers for HBO's "Behind the Candelabra," Discovery's "D-Day in 3D" and Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."

[05/29/13 - 01:05 PM]
Saturday's Cable Ratings: ESPN Leads Original Charge with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for FX's "UFC 160 on FX Prelims" and Animal Planet's "World's Scariest Animal Attacks."

[05/29/13 - 12:54 PM]
Cast of New Showtime(R) Drama "Ray Donovan" to "Tweetup" Final Table Read Today
The Liev Schreiber-led drama premieres Sunday, June 30 at 10:00/9:00c.

[05/29/13 - 12:27 PM]
Animal Planet Roars About Its Monstrous May and Monster Week
Animal Planet spins the numbers for the month to date.

[05/29/13 - 12:24 PM]
Unforgettable Episode of "CMT Crossroads: Willie Nelson & Friends from Third Man Records" Set to Premiere Sunday, June 23 on CMT
The one-hour special features performances from Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Norah Jones, Ashley Monroe, Leon Russell and Neil Young.

[05/29/13 - 12:16 PM]
Tyler Perry's "The Haves and the Have Nots" Is OWN's Highest Rated Series Debut in Network History with 1.77 Million Total Viewers
OWN spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/29/13 - 12:08 PM]
TNT's Exclusive Coverage of 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 4 Delivers 5.1 U.S. HH Rating and 8.1 Million Total Viewers
TNT spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/29/13 - 11:40 AM]
TNT's Coverage of the NBA Playoffs Helps Propel the Network to a Victory as Basic Cable's #1 Network in Primetime for the Month of May
Turner spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26 plus the month to date.

[05/29/13 - 11:38 AM]
Esquire Network to Debut September 23; Primetime Kicks Off with Two-Hour Special Celebrating Esquire Magazine's 80th Anniversary
In addition, the network is announcing production on two new original series, "Brew Dogs" and "Horse Players."

[05/29/13 - 11:34 AM]
TVGN Is the New Home for "Big Brother: After Dark"
"After Dark" will feature a curated live feed from inside the house for two hours, seven nights a week (12:00-2:00 AM, live ET/delayed PT) for 13 weeks beginning Wednesday, June 26.

[05/29/13 - 11:32 AM]
FOX Ranks No. 1 for Week Among Adults 18-49
FOX spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[05/29/13 - 11:29 AM]
Nickelodeon Opens First-Ever Branded Retail Destination; Launches 1,000 Square Foot "Nick Shop" in Toys"R"Us Times Square
The Nick Shop features exclusive New York-branded products such as kids and adult apparel, accessories, plush toys, drinkware, home goods and more.

[05/29/13 - 11:24 AM]
Disney XD Soars to Most-Watched May on Record in Prime and Total Day
Disney XD spins the numbers for the month to date.

[05/29/13 - 11:23 AM]
Disney Channel Ranks as TV's #1 Total Day Network for 25th Consecutive Month in Kids 6-11
Disney Channel spins the numbers for the month to date.

[05/29/13 - 11:04 AM]
Pac-12 College Football Games Added to ESPN's 2013 Schedule
The schedule includes two Thursday and two Friday night games, and concludes with the season-ending Pac-12 Championship game on Saturday, December 7.

[05/29/13 - 10:44 AM]
Saturday's "48 Hours" Encore Double Feature Was #1 in Viewers and Households at 9:00 PM and 10:00 PM
CBS spins the numbers for Saturday, May 25.

[05/29/13 - 10:44 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 for the Week in Viewers and Young Adults, Claiming the Top 2 Most-Watched Shows Overall and the No. 1 Show in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[05/29/13 - 10:37 AM]
GSN Announces Brooke Burns As Host of New Original Game Show "The Chase"
The series is a one-hour quiz show in which three contestants battle in a fast-paced quiz competition against an all-knowing opponent, The Beast.

[05/29/13 - 10:32 AM]
Style Media Names Mel Ottenberg -- Renowned Stylist to Rihanna -- As a Mentor on New Fashion Competition Series "Styled to Rock"
Ottenberg will join previously announced mentors Pharrell Williams and Erin Wasson to give designers the opportunity to create unique fashion pieces for some of the biggest names in entertainment.

[05/29/13 - 10:10 AM]
NBC Ties for #1 in 18-49 for the Primetime Week of May 20-26
NBC spins the numbers for the week of May 20-26.

[05/29/13 - 09:27 AM]
H.G. Wells Returns to "Warehouse 13" with a Vengeance When "Defiance" Star Jaime Murray Reprises Her Fan-Favorite Role
Plus: Murray will live tweet from 9-11PM (ET) during Syfy's two-hour Powerful Mondays programming block.

[05/29/13 - 09:23 AM]
Steve Harvey, Bethenny Frankel, Betty White, Wayne Brady, Alex Trebek, Kris Jenner & Todd Newton Slated to Present at the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy(R) Awards Live on HLN
Said event will air live from The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 16 at 8:00/7:00c.

[05/29/13 - 09:10 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is Poised to Rank as the #2 Syndie Talker in All 3 Sweeps of the Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the May sweeps period to date.

[05/29/13 - 08:45 AM]
"The Voice" Is the #1 Show of the Night by a 67% Margin in 18-49 Over the #2 Show
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/29/13 - 08:44 AM]
ABC's "Extreme Wight Loss" Opens 17% Higher than Last Season's Finale in Viewers with Its Top Numbers Since Early July
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 28.

[05/29/13 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Still on Top for NBC
The Peacock leads the adults 18-49 race with CBS is the most-watched network.

[05/29/13 - 08:14 AM]
"Katie" Grows Week to Week and Is on Track to Finish as May's #1 Syndie Talker
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 13-17.

[05/29/13 - 08:01 AM]
"2013 CMT Music Awards" Adds Performers for Nationwide Insurance Stage
Ashley Monroe, Cassadee Pope, Dustin Lynch, Kree Harrison, Love and Theft and Randy Houser are set to perform.

[05/29/13 - 07:52 AM]
Investigation Discovery Debuts Nine New and Returning Series That Sizzle This June
Returning series include "Happily Ever Ever," "I (Almost) Got Away with It" and "On the Case with Paula Zahn."

[05/29/13 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces Presenters for the Tony Awards
Set to present the best of the Broadway season are Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Jesse Eisenberg, Jon Cryer and Martha Plimpton.

[05/29/13 - 06:49 AM]
Jeff Pegues Is Named a Correspondent for CBS News
Pegues will report for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms, and he will be based in Washington, D.C. His appointment is effective July 8.

[05/29/13 - 06:06 AM]
Customers Have Spoken: "Alpha House," "Betas," "Annebots," "Creative Galaxy" and "Tumbleaf" Chosen for Amazon's First-Ever Original Series, Available Exclusively on Prime Instant Video
Each will begin production on a full series of episodes that will air exclusively on Prime Instant Video later this year and in early 2014.

[05/29/13 - 06:00 AM]
Barbara Niven Added to Cast As Series Regular in Hallmark Channel's "Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove"
Andie MacDowell, Dylan Neal, Teryl Rothery, Brennan Elliott, Sarah Smyth and Paula Shaw also star in the project.

[05/29/13 - 06:00 AM]
Discovery Channel One-Hour Special "Mile Wide Tornado: Oklahoma Disaster" (WT) Revisits the Recent Oklahoma Tornado Devastation
The special chronicles the EF5 tornado that traveled over 17 miles and left mass devastation within its 45 minute reign of terror.

[05/28/13 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 28
Updates include: Melissa Leo cast in FOX's "Wayward Pines"; Mariska Hargitay back for season 15 of "Law & Order: SVU"; and Warren Kole to recur on USA's "White Collar."

[05/28/13 - 04:52 PM]
Friday's Cable Ratings: TNT Wins Big with NBA Playoffs
Plus: numbers for VH1's "The Jenny McCarthy Show," E!'s "A-List Listings" and Animal Planet's "Invasion of the Mutant Pigs."

[05/28/13 - 02:47 PM]
Discovery Channel's "Sons Of Guns" Dominates As the #1 Friday Prime Time Program in Cable for Both Persons and Men
Discovery spins the numbers for Friday, May 24.

[05/28/13 - 02:40 PM]
CBS Announces New Air Date for the Season Finale of "Mike & Molly"
Originally slated to Monday, May 20, said finale will now air this Thursday, May 30 at 8:30/7:30c.

[05/28/13 - 02:25 PM]
A&E's Hit Drama Series "Longmire" and "The Glades" Kick Off New Seasons with Season-Over-Season Growth
A&E spins the numbers for Monday, May 27.

[05/28/13 - 01:11 PM]
Chris Linn Named President, Head of Programming, truTV
Linn comes to Turner from MTV, where he served as executive vice president of programming and head of production.

[05/28/13 - 01:02 PM]
Animal Planet's "Mermaids: The New Evidence" Catches 3.6 Million Viewers and Ranks #1 in All of Television in Timeslot
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, May 26.

[05/28/13 - 12:33 PM]
Spike TV Named the Official and Exclusive Broadcast Partner of E3 2013
Considered to be the ultimate event in the video game industry, the 2013 Electronic Entertainment Expo runs June 11-13, 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

[05/28/13 - 12:19 PM]
"CSI" Creator Anthony E. Zuiker, ABC and Hyperion Books to Launch Integrated Storytelling Experience for New "Whodunnit?" TV Series
"Whodunnit?: Murder in Mystery Manor" provides delicious details on the back story to the widely-anticipated reality series.

[05/28/13 - 12:01 PM]
Cassadee Pope to Return to "The Voice" with Live Performance on June 4
"Wasting All These Tears," which will be available on iTunes on the same day, has already received airplay on country radio.

[05/28/13 - 11:35 AM]
New Cartoon Network Series "Grojband" Premieres Monday, June 10 at 5 p.m. (ET, PT)
The series produced by Fresh TV, creators of the hit animated reality franchise "Total Drama."

[05/28/13 - 11:01 AM]
ABC Family Adds More Laughs with More "Melissa & Joey"
The network has expanded its third season as well as ordered a fourth, making this its first comedy to reach 100 episodes.







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ESPN spins the numbers for Monday, September 29.

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[09/30/14 - 01:01 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:59 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:55 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:20 PM]
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[09/30/14 - 12:14 PM]
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